Blackmagic Design has announced the DeckLink Mini Monitor HD and DeckLink Mini Recorder HD. These are new PCIe capture and playback solutions featuring 3G‑SDI and HDMI connections.
Both the DeckLink Mini Recorder HD and DeckLink Mini Monitor HD support uncompressed and compressed capture and playback in 10‑bit SD and HD quality as well as broadcast quality 10‑bit YUV and 12‑bit RGB 4:4:4
The update to 3G‑SDI has allowed more features to be added such as support for video formats up to 1080p60 and 2Kp60 DCI, wider color spaces including Rec. 2020, as well as support for RGB video formats.
The new DeckLink Mini HD models are low profile 1 lane Gen 2 PCI Express cards that fit into either desktop or rack mount server style computers with the included full height and low profile PCIe shields. They can capture from decks, cameras, and live video sources, and output to monitors, projectors, media servers, etc.
DeckLink Mini Monitor HD & DeckLink Mini Recorder HD Features
- Two models, DeckLink Mini Recorder HD for capture and DeckLink Mini Monitor HD for playback.
- Low profile 1 lane Gen 2 PCI Express cards.
- Includes PCIe shields for both regular and low profile slots.
- Built in 3G-SDI and HDMI connections on each model.
- Supports all common SD/HD video formats up to 1080p60.
- Supports DCI formats up to 2Kp60 via SDI.
- Uncompressed and compressed 10-bit 4:2:2 YUV or RGB quality.
- Supports DaVinci Resolve and all other video software.
- Developer SDK available to download free.
DeckLink Mini Recorder HD allows customers to capture broadcast quality video from 3G‑SDI and HDMI sources with any PCIe computer. This lets you capture from virtually any SD or HD source including HDCAM, D5, SDCAM, Digital Betacam, etc. DeckLink Mini Recorder HD also works with popular video streaming software such as OBS so customers can capture from cameras or live productions switchers and integrate the video directly into live broadcasts.
DeckLink Mini Monitor HD provides broadcast 3G‑SDI and HDMI video playback from PCIe computers. It is a good option for playing back directly to TVs, video projectors, and even live production switchers up to 1080p60. DeckLink Mini Monitor HD also supports the latest HDR formats.
Price & Availability
DeckLink Mini Monitor HD and DeckLink Mini Recorder HD are available now for $129 USD each.